S-2.1, r. 4 - Safety Code for the construction industry

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3.10.1. Any vehicle, crane, or apparatus used on a construction site shall:
(a)  be maintained so that its use shall not compromise the safety of workers;
(b)  if driven by a source of energy other than manual, be inspected by a competent person before being used for the first time on the site and, afterwards, on a daily basis, whenever it is used;
(c)  be easily and safely accessible by means of either a ladder or steps with handrails;
(d)  have the motors stopped when refuelling;
(e)  not be used if weather conditions could render its use hazardous or during repairs or maintenance or when refuelling;
(f)  provide a safety equal to the original safety following any repair or changing of parts;
(g)  be used according to the manufacturer’s instructions; and
(h)  not be modified without an engineer’s signed and sealed authorization specifying that such modification provides a safety equivalent to that provided by the apparatus when new.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. S-2.1, r. 6, s. 3.10.1.